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Job Number:  46754
Peer Support Assistant
Job Posted: Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 14 August 2018
(yesterday)
MOSAIC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $16.87-$17.38/hr, depending on qualifications and experience

POSITION:     

Peer Support Assistant

 

DEPARTMENT:

Family and Settlement Services

 

POSITION FUNCTION:

Under the supervision of the Manager, Family Centre, the Peer Support Assistant will be responsible for providing peer support to newcomer families.  The Peer Support Assistant has demonstrated good understanding towards play to learn and parent-participated concepts that promote the healthy growth and development of young children.  He/she has also shown strong awareness of cultural sensitivity, early childhood development and parenting settlement challenges.  The Peer Support Assistant works closely with Family Settlement Support Workers to support culturally appropriate ECD and family focused settlement service delivery.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

·      Previous participant of Family Centre is required.

·      Fluency in English (verbal and written)

·      Knowledge in Family and settlement services for immigrants and refugees in general and immigrant women and families in particular

·      Knowledge in programming and community development with an emphasis on children, women and family issues and trends pertaining to the target client population

·      Good knowledge of local community programs and resources in the area of Settlement, Early Childhood Education, Parenting and Family Support

·      No Canadian working experience is required

 

DESIRABLE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

·      Related study in Social Services, Early Childhood Education, Community Development or related domain, or a combination of work experience and education is an asset

·      Experience of working in all or a combination of settlement work, community development work, Early Childhood Development and/or working with newcomer and immigrant women, children and families is an asset

·      Ability to work independently, part of team and in consultation with the direct supervisor

·      Ability to perform multiple tasks

 

OTHER REQUIREMENT:

·     Current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check

 

HOURS:

35 hours/week

 

STARTING PAY:

$16.87-$17.38/hr, depending on qualifications and experience

 

TERM:

Contract will end on March 31, 2019, with possibility of extension based on funding.

 

RESUMES TO:

MOSAIC

Attn: Zelly Teferra, Manager, at

Please reference “Peer Support Assistant” in the subject line of your application (résumé and cover letter via email).

No telephone calls, please

 

DEADLINE:

August 14, 2018

 

NOTE:

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Posting Date:

 

July 31, 2018

MOSAIC is committed to promoting equal employment opportunities for all members of the community.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Attn: Zelly Teferra, Manager, at
Please reference “Peer Support Assistant” in the subject line of your application (résumé and cover letter via email).
No telephone calls, please
Contact Details:
Zelly Teferra, Manager, at
www:   www.mosaicbc.org/


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